Explosion in Artificial Intelligence Coming for Home Care and Hospitals

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology in health care is poised to soar throughout the globe in the coming years, including to support preventive care in people’s homes. That’s according to a new report from market foresight advisory firm ABI Research. The report defines artificial intelligence (AI) as providing “a device or software program […]

IBM Launches Artificial Intelligence Study for Aging in Place

Artificial intelligence is here, and it’s making inroads in home care settings through the help of a new partnership. With the rise of big data solutions and machine learning through artificial intelligence, technology powerhouse IBM is teaming up with the University of California, San Diego to discover how these innovations can help people age in […]

How IBM Watson Could Help Identify Patients for Home Care

IBM’s Watson gained fame for beating human Jeopardy! champions at the game, but the cognitive computing platform also could have some winning answers for the U.S. health care system—which could result in more people receiving care at home. The technology currently is being piloted by Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere Family of Companies, in its independent living, […]

Massive New iPad for Seniors Program to Support Aging at Home

Tech giants Apple and IBM are launching a program to put iPads with health care applications in the hands of millions of seniors, as part of a large-scale effort to enable aging people to remain in their homes as long as possible. The initiative is rolling out first in Japan, through a partnership with Japan […]

Apple’s Latest iPhone App Delivers ‘New Level’ of Home Care

No stranger to health care-related applications for its various tech offerings, Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPL) is delving even further into the realm of home care with a new smartphone app for iPhone. As part of IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) MobileFirst for iOS initiative, Apple and IBM this week unveiled the first wave of more than 100 […]